Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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introduction and background research analysis
Car sharing is a new and exciting way to travel that cuts costs and reduces gas emissions that pollute our environment. Car sharing is a popular mode of transportation in Europe, which is where the idea originated., 1) Executive summary -- 2) Section 1: What are the macro trends in personal vehicle ownership that effect the long-term viability of car co-cops? -- 3) Section 2: What is happening with vehicle co-ops in other jurisdictions? -- 4) Section 3: What has been the experience of Canadian vehicle co-ops to date in terms of market acceptance and financial performance? -- 5) Section 4: What might we identify as best practice in terms of the management and organization of vehicle co-ops? -- 6) Conclusion -- 7) References -- 8) Appendix section., Presented By: Kim Vu., Date of project completion: January 31, 2000., Presented to: Professor Ahlstrand and Community Opportunity & Innovation Network., Includes bibliographic references (p. 37)., ADMIN 482.
car versus sustainable transportation
This study with students at Peterborough Collegiate Vocational School attempts to understand how youth feel towards the car and sustainable transportation, how this is shaped by age, and how environmental knowledge shapes student behaviours., Introduction -- Literature review. Environmental attitudes. Psycho-spatial dimension of environmental perceptions. Environmental knowledge. Geography of children and youth. Automobile use -- Methodology. Student survey questionnaire. Focus groups. Participant observation -- Results. Survey questionnaire. Focus groups. E.C.O.S. and Gr. 12 presentations -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References., by Lyndsey Corrigan. --, Includes: Literature Review, Final research report, Bibliography., Completed for: Jackie Donaldson at Peterborough Green-Up ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 29)., GEOG 470 ,Geography, Community-based research project.
Understanding trichloroethylene (TCE) and its environmental and health concerns in Peterborough
by Saskia Griffith., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: TCE Help; Supervising Professor:Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., FRSC 4890Y.
Transportation and air quality indicators for the City of Peterborough
Introduction and purppose -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Implications of the research -- Conclusions/recommendations -- References -- Appendices., by Tiffany Grove., Includes: Literture Review, Final research report, Bibliography, Electronic copies of the above., Completed for: Susan Sauve, PSN ; Susan Wurtele, Steven Tufts, Trent University, TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes references (p. 27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
The debate is over
By Tom Colucci & Nicole McRae., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334H.
Sustainable transportation initiatives, the workplace, and Peterborough
Section 1: Introduction. 1.0 Acknowledgements. 1.1 About the project and Peterborough Green-Up. 1.2 What is "sustainable" transportation? 1.3 Sustainable transportation principles. 1.4 Trends in transportation and climate change. 1.5 Negative impacts of climate change in Canada -- Section 2: Community based social marketing. 2.0 Community based social marketing: tools for change. 2.1 Principles of community based social marketing. 2.2 Methods of promoting sustainable behavior -- Section 3: Transportation to the workplace initiatives: Barriers and approaches. 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Institutional challenges. 3.3 Workplace solutions to overcoming barriers. 3.4 Lifestyle benefits of travel alternatives -- Section 4: Case studies. Case study I: Vancouver's trip reduction program. 4.0 Overview. 4.1 Main objectives. 4.2 Solutions to barriers. 4.3 Results. 4.4 Recommendations for follow-up studies. Case Study II: Ottawa's transportation management program proposal. 4.5 Overview. 4.6 Main objectives. 4.7 Solutions to barriers. 4.8 Recommendations for follow-up studies -- Section 5: Applications in Peterborough and conclusions. 5.0 Transportation applications in Peterborough. 5.1 Conclusions -- Section 6: Resources and bibliography, and appendices. 6.0 Resources. 6.1 Bibliography -- Section 7: Appendices. 7.0 Climate change and transportation ad campaigns. 7.1 Planned road extensions and expansions in Peterborough., Project By: Andre L'Italien., Includes bibliography (p. 26-27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Sustainability
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methodlogy -- Literature review -- Background statistical information -- Worldwide indicators and sustainability frameworks -- Recommended indicators for the City of Peterborough -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., James Durkin., Includes final research report., Date of Project completion: April 1, 2006, Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-57)., GEOG 440, Geography, Research in Physical Geography.
Supermarket tour guide
By: Mathew Ferguson & Justin Morrison., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervisor(s): Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334H - The Canadian Food System.
Stormwater management in the Ganaraska region
Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
School program coordination
PALS is an after school program initiated by the Trent University Concurrent Education department for students Grades 4 to 8 in the Peterborough area. Recently PALS was in partnership with Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) to coordinate a field trip (to Camp Kawartha) to learn about global environmental issues., by Lisa Tsumura. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ERST 383: Community-Based Research.
Phosphates and automatic dishwashing detergents
The use of phosphates has continued in automatic dishwashing detergents (ADDs) despite the recognition of the impact of phosphorous on aquatic environments. Canada's laws and regulations surrounding the use of phosphorous in detergents are similar to that of other industrialized countries., Introduction -- Phosphorous -- Eutrophication -- Septic systems -- Detergents -- Regulations -- Brands researched -- Material safety data sheet information -- Methodology -- Product testing -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- References., By Ross Lashbrook. --, Date of project submission: Dec 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 52)., ERST 484H: Community-Based Research Project.
Market feasibility study
This report explores the feasibility of car sharing in Peterborough through a market analysis of other car sharing organizations - Montreal/Quebec's CommunAuto and Toronto's Autoshare, [sic] examining car sharing surveys and designing and administering a car sharing survey to Trent University students. By exploring market niches, the patterns and demographics of char sharing customers, and the geographical layout of the city and its infrastructure, it has been concluded that the [sic] a car sharing organization in Peterborough would not be a viable business., 1) Executive summary -- 2) Target market: Researching car sharing customer profiles -- 3) Trent survey: Are Trent University students a potential market niche? -- 4) Is Peterborough fit for char sharing? -- 5) Conclusion -- 6) References -- 7) Appendix section., Presented By: Kim Vu., Date of project completion: April 10, 2000., Presented to: Professor Ahlstrand and Community Opportunity & Innovation Network., Includes bibliographic references.

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